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Table of Contents

To Avoid Inaccuracy


Sense of Touch in Music

Opportunities and Limitations in Pianoforte Playing (interview with Rudolph Ganz)

Teaching Backward Children

Nervousness and the Pedal

When and How to Memorize

Music a Human Necessity in Modern Life: Not a Needless Accomplishment

Let the Mind Rule the Memory

Many Music Teachers Retire in Comfort

Lines of Improvement in Modern Pianoforte Playing and Teaching

Scales, Scales, Scales, Every Day

Pianist's Vocabulary

First Steps in Sight-Reading

Gloria's Great Chance: A Story of Music and Christmas

Giving Greater Value

Popular Musical Mis-conceptions: Some Musical Conventions Which Should be Exploded

Why Study Harmony

Relation of Ear Training to Technique

Value of Music History to Musicians

Acquiring the Habit of Practice

Good Judgment in Teaching

Weight and Pressure as Essentials of Pianoforte Playing: Especially in Reference to Legato Octave and Octave Chord Playing

Music Mindedness

Keeping Up Practice

Artisticd Value of Memorizing

Glory of Musical Understanding

How to Choose a Piano

Wagner, Liszt and Lohengrin

Dreyschock and Ferdinand, Emperor of Austria

Origin of Oratorio

Generosity of Gottschalk

German View of the Marseillaise

Declaration of Mendelssohn's Independence

Publication Date



Theodore Presser Company


Lynchburg, VA


Christmas issue, Beethoven


Composition | Ethnomusicology | Music | Music Education | Musicology | Music Pedagogy | Music Performance | Music Practice | Music Theory


Monthly departmental articles (e.g. Violin Questions, Band and Orchestra Department, etc.) have been omitted from the Table of Contents as well as monthly miscellany (e.g. World of Music, New Records, etc.). For a detailed index of articles, see Dr. Pam Dennis’s An Index to Articles Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883-1957 Part 1 and Part 2 (published by A-R Editions and the Music Library Association). An index to the musical scores included in each issue may be found in Dr. Douglas Bomberger’s An Index to Music Published in The Etude Magazine, 1883–1957 (also published by the Music Library Association).

Volume 33, Number 12 (December 1915)
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